Commentary: The type of greeting that people exchange upon meeting, or the reception that someone is given.
Let's give a warm welcome to our guest.
Shaking hands isn't much of a welcome for your little brother.
Some workplaces in the area extended a welcome to out-of-state employees.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: A quality that a person can have; the state of being wanted or tolerated in a place.
Don't outstay your welcome.
I felt my welcome wearing a bit thin after a few days.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2